cut from (something)

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cut from (something)

1. To separate something from something else by cutting. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cut" and "from." I think that cutting these branches from the tree will bring more light into the house.
2. To be denied a spot on a sports team during a tryout due to a lack of skill. A noun or pronoun can be used between "cut" and "from." Of course you didn't get cut from the team—you're an awesome football player!
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cut something from something

to remove something from something by cutting. She carefully cut the blossoms from the bush. A few blossoms were cut from the bush.
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Last year, he noted, Bush proposed eliminating 99 programs and cutting from 55 more to save $15.
Capable of precise cutting from large format to intricate small parts, the web die-cutting press can thermal die-cut, emboss, deboss, hot and cold steel rule die-cut and steel-rule kiss-cut, according to the manufacturer.
Most extrudates, even rigid PVC, will flex enough to create such a loop to separate the cutting from any upstream speed variations.